About the Workshop
The Workshop on Society and the Environment provides a meeting space for faculty and students in Sociology, BSOS, and around the University with common interests. Run as a seminar series, it engages graduate students and faculty to present research in-progress and prepare collaborative projects. The workshop has been paused due to the COVID19 pandemic--check back for updates on when it will return.
Blog posts from past workshops
PSE WORKSHOP REFLECTIONS: MELISSA A. KENNEY "“INDICATORS: ARE THEY USEFUL FOR DECISION-MAKING?" by Amanda Dewey and Mary DeStefano
PSE WORKSHOP: "A SAMPLE-BASED ESTIMATION OF TREE COVER CHANGE IN HAITI BETWEEN 2002 AND 2010" by Gabriela Vaz Rodrigues
SOCIAL MOVEMENT EXPANSION AT THE PEOPLE'S CLIMATE MARCH by Dana R. Fisher and Anya M. Galli
PSE WORKSHOP REFLECTION: MARINA MALAMUD’S “RESOURCE-BASED CONFLICT IN LATIN AMERICA: FROM BORDER DISPUTES TO INTERNAL BATTLES FOR LAND CONTROL” by Thomas Crosbie
SURVEYING THE ORGANIZATIONAL LANDSCAPE OF URBAN ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP by Anya M. Galli
FROM DIAGNOSIS TO SOCIAL DIAGNOSIS: A SOCIAL SCIENTIST’S GUIDE TO ‘DIAGNOSING’ ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS by Tania Jenkins
STUDYING SOCIETY & THE ENVIRONMENT THROUGH ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES
by Anya M. Galli
SCIENCE AS POLITICAL STRATEGY by Joseph Waggle
UMD faculty and graduate student scholars produce socially vital and politically relevant research on society and the environment.